Annie’s week of book reviews | day 1: backlist books

This week, I'm going to break from my regular schedule to bring y'all an entire week of book reviews. I'm super pumped for this unique format because it's going to give us an opportunity to talk about some different and underhyped books that I really enjoyed! It's also going to help me get my s#$&…

best books of 2020 (so far)

Let's be real: 2020 is fixing to be the longest year EVER. Thinking back to January feels like reminiscing on something that happened at least five years ago. Given that we've already dealt with several years' worth of excitement in just six months, it felt fitting to reflect on my favorite books of 2020 so…

ANNA K: wealth, drama, and swoony romance | an honest arc review

Anna K by Jenny LeePublished 3 March 2020 by Flatiron Book I received an advance copy of Anna K from the publisher through NetGalley and this has in no way influenced my review. Click here to add Anna K on Goodreads! WHAT I LIKED: The character's individuality. Anna K is told from a third-person omniscient…

break your glass slippers: poetry for the modern princess | an honest arc review

break your glass slippers by Amanda LovelaceExpected to publish March 17, 2020Andrews McNeel Publishing buy on bookshop | add to my tbr on goodreads My rating: 4/5 stars I received an ARC of this book from the publisher through NetGalley. This has not influenced my review. As always, this review is honest and spoiler-free. WHAT…

What Annie read this month… | February wrap-up and reviews

Happy February! I had a great reading month: I rated all the books I read in Feb either 4 or 5 stars. Here's what I read (and loved)... Piecing Me Together by Renée WatsonWhen I read this book, I could tell that it was the kind of story that causes movement. Jade, the protagonist and…

What the Other Three Don’t Know by Spencer Hyde… an honest arc review

What the Other Three Don't Know by Spencer HydeTo be published March 3rd, 2020Shadow Mountain I received an ARC of this book through NetGalley on behalf of the publisher, and this has in no way influenced my review. Goodreads Synopsis: Will I still be loved if I show people who I really am?   Four…

What Annie read in this month | January wrap-up

Happy end of January! I'm trying out a new review format: I'm going to post mini-reviews at the end of each month while still posting full-length reviews for ARCs and maybe a couple books that really knock it out of the park. Here's what I read this month. Stay Sexy and Don't Get Murdered by…

Everything Annie read last year…

Buckle your seatbelts, ladies and gentleman. Today's post is the first of two chronicling everything I read in 2019 in the form of mini-reviews. The Thousandth Floor by Katharine McGeeI loved loved loved this book! The glitzy, futuristic setting and nail-biting dramatic twists and turns made for the perfect post-New Year's read. I highly recommend…

What Annie Read | eARC Review of The Rule of Many

When I read a sequel, one of my biggest concerns is how the authors expand the narrative; I want a sequel with higher stakes and wilder adventures than its predecessor. With The Rule of Many, that is absolutely the case. The world of Ava and Mira Goodwin expanded far beyond the first installment in this series. I got to see their overarching role in the revolution, and the glimpses into different aspects of their society gave me a more well-rounded view of the world they live in.

What Annie Read || Romanov by Nadine Brandes

Hi it's me, back from the dead! The publisher kindly sent me an eARC of Romanov through NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. This has not influenced my opinion and, as always, this review is spoiler-free.